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Monthly Archives: November 2011
Liver Diseases | What Is Milk Thistle? It Could Have Liver Benefits

Well, all these years later it’s being used for mainly liver and gallbladder problems. More to the point, it’s the seeds that are actually used in the treatment of chronic liver diseases and to protect it from toxins. Kind of a liver tonic. Further work is also being done on other medicinal uses and it’s potential therapeutic properties. What has drawn the researchers attention is something that’s    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Liver Cancer ” Diagnosis, Causes, Symptoms,treatment And Prognosis.
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TYPES OF LIVE CANCERMost primary liver tumors are known as hepatomas (hepatocellular carcinoma and primary lower cell carcinoma). Some primary liver cancers originate in the bile duct and these are known as cholangiomas. Some rare liver cancers include Kupffer cell sarcoma and hepatoblastomas (which occur almost exclusively in children and are usually respectable and curable). Metastatic liver    .. more …

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Liver Cancer | Cancer Research: What Are The Results So Far

It is turning out to be embarrassingly apparent to the huge “Cancer Research” associations, that regardless of how many guinea pig volunteers at U.S. penitentiaries they immunize with liver cancer cells, the volunteers do not develop tumor. No matter how much time is spent repeating this test and how much public money is consumed in a benighted effort to square a circle, the lustre of the words,    .. more …

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Hepatitis | Ex-FrontPoint Fund Manager Skowron Looks To Prison For ‘Healing’

Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) — Former FrontPoint Partners LLC fundmanager Joseph F. “Chip” Skowron said his five-year prisonterm for leading an insider-trading scheme is an opportunity for”healing and rehabilitation.” Skowron, 42, pleaded guilty in August to getting illegaltips from a former adviser for Human Genome Sciences Inc. thattrials of the company’s hepatitis C drug were being halted.FrontPoint    .. more …

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Posted on November 21, 2011, 3:59 am By
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Liver Diseases | Salix Pharmaceuticals Previews Data Slated For Presentation At 62nd Annual …

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced that the 62    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | AASLD: Cirrhosis Patients Benefit From Anticoagulant

SAN FRANCISCO — In people with advanced cirrhosis, a low molecular weight heparin can prevent portal vein thrombosis, a researcher said here.In a year-long prospective placebo-controlled trial, the compound enoxaparin (Lovenox, Clexane) reduced the risk of thrombosis by nearly 80%, according to Erica Villa, MD, of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Modena, Italy.It also reduced the    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | Blood Thinner Reduces Liver Vein Blood Clots, Protects Liver Functioning In …

November 17, 2011Blood Thinner Reduces Liver Vein Blood Clots, Protects Liver Functioning in People With Cirrhosis People with liver cirrhosis may benefit from daily therapy with a blood thinner to prevent portal vein thrombosis (PVT), a potentially serious and life-threatening complication, according to an important study presented by Italian researchers at the 62nd annual meeting of the American    .. more …

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Hepatitis | STD Tests For Hepatitis C

The hepatitis C virus (HCV) affects the liver but the disease is usually asymptomatic during the early stages of the infection. Therefore, hepatitis C is rarely detected during the first six months of infection. About 60 to 70 percent of people with hepatitis C have no symptoms and those who do suffer some symptoms only experience minor inconveniences that are even nonspecific, such as jaundice,    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Health Risks Of Alcohol: 12 Health Problems Associated With Chronic Heavy Drinking

It’s no secret that alcohol consumption can cause major health problems, including cirrhosis of the liver and injuries sustained in automobile accidents. But if you think liver disease and car crashes are the only health risks posed by drinking, think again: Researchers have linked alcohol consumption to more than 60 diseases.”Alcohol does all kinds of things in the body, and we’re not fully aware    .. more …

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Liver Cancer | Brave Bee Gee Robin Gibb Is Battling Liver Cancer

Frail Bee Gees star Robin Gibb is bravely battling liver cancer.The clean-living singer, 61, was diagnosed several months ago and has been forced to cancel a number of high-profile appearances.This week he was taken to hospital by ambulance after a 999 call was made from his £8million mansion.Robin’s mother Barbara, 91, and elder brother Barry have flown over from America to be with the    .. more …

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